The Hugo Award–nominated novel by “a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive.” — The Globe and Mail Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who should we send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn’t want to meet? Send a linguist... Topics: Science Fiction, paleogenetics, Life on other planets
byFlammarion, Camille, 1842-1925; De Peyster, J. Watts (John Watts), 1821-1907, former owner. DSI; Imprimerie Lemercier et cie, printer of plates; E. Bernard et cie, photographer
statement of responsibility: ouvrage illustré de photographies célestes, vues télescopiques, cartes et nombreuses figures par P. Fouché, Motty, Blanadet, Hellé, etc. etc. Topics: Planets, Utopias, Life on other planets
The bestselling and award-winning author continues his stunning epic series: a vast panorama of galactic civilization and apocalyptic war. "A rip-roaring space opera full of mystery, adventure, and suspense."--"Science Fiction Chronicle." Topics: Life on other planets, Space warfare, Life on other planets, Space warfare
byUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
"This film is an edited version of a symposium held at Boston University on November 20, 1972 that explores the implications of the possible existence of extraterrestrial life within the galaxy and the universe. The panel members were Dr. Richard Berendzen, astronomy professor and historian of science at Boston University; Dr. Ashley Montagu, anthropologist, social biologist and author at Rutgers University; Dr. Philip Morrison, physicist educator and philosopher of science at... Topics: Peter Thomas, Life on other planets, Extraterrestrial life, ETs
The Case of the Ancient Astronauts Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Examines the claims made by Erich Von Daniken in his book Chariots Of The Gods that astronauts from other worlds have already visited Earth, and have left evidence, such as the pyramids and the statues on Easter Island. Takes the position that Von Daniken's book contains inaccuracies, unrelated facts and unsubstantiated evidence. Topics: Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Däniken, Erich von, 1935-, Erinnerungen an die Zukunft (Däniken,...
Topics for this week's episode include the perils of Active SETI, the possibility of downloading something nasty from ET, why virtually everyone is wrong about alien threats, Nick Bostrom's claim that we are underestimating existential risks, and the 'create the future' myth. Topics: extraterrestrial intelligence, life on other planets, SETI, existential risks, future, futurism
The gentle extraterrestrial's return to his home planet discloses that he has fallen out of favor with his colleagues, who try to prevent his journey back to Earth to provide spiritual guidance for his young friend Elliott Topics: Human-alien encounters, Life on other planets, Extraterrestrial beings, Science fiction
byUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
"This film explores the current view of extraterrestrial life emerging from the results of probes to the planets and interstellar discoveries and findings about the nature of life itself. The film discusses the conclusion drawn by a number of distinguished scientists that other intelligent civilizations exist in the universe." National Archives Identifier: 649442 Topics: Life on other planets, ETs, Extraterrestrial life, Welles, Orson, 1915-1985, OTR, Old Time Radio
"The General series was originally published as five separate novels: The Forge, The Hammer, The Anvil, The Steel, and The Sword. Warlord contains half of the Raj Whitehall saga, which will be concluded in the second omnibus volume, Conqueror." Topics: Life on other planets, Space warfare, Generals, Science fiction, American, War stories, American,...
Teleskopet stor nok til at stedet tegn af fremmede liv på andre planeter Ingeniører er ved at sprænge væk i toppen af en chilensk bjerg til at oprette et websted for den europæiske meget Large Telescope. Det vil gøre det muligt for os, for første gang, at direkte observere planeter uden for solsystemet. Cerro Armazones er en smuldrende kuppel af rock, som dominerer de udtørrede toppene af bjergkæden chilenske kyst nord for Santiago. Et par gamle beton platforme og nogle rustne rør,... Topics: The Koyal Group InfoMag Tokyo News, The telescope big enough to spot signs of alien life on other...
The third novel in the "New York Times" bestselling author's sci-fi epic. "Crackling with energy and buzzing with action ... A Nebula Award nominee, Anderson may well win one on the strength of this series."--"Publishers Weekly," starred review Topics: Science Fiction - Series, Science Fiction - Space Opera, Fiction / Science Fiction / General,...
byVakoch, Douglas A., editor; United States. NASA History Program Office, issuing body
Addressing a field that has been dominated by astronomers, physicists, engineers, and computer scientists, the contributors to this collection raise questions that may have been overlooked by physical scientists about the ease of establishing meaningful communication with an extraterrestrial intelligence. These scholars are grappling with some of the enormous challenges that will face humanity if an information-rich signal emanating from another world is detected. By drawing on issues at the... Topics: extraterrestrial life, anthropology. archaeology, United States. National Aeronautics and Space...
Sentient Developments Podcast episode for the week of March 26, 2012. Topics: How to build a Dyson sphere in five (relatively) easy steps; how to control the Galaxy with self-replicating probes; the Fermi Paradox; and the Simulation Argument Topics: megascale engineering, dyson spheres, exploratory engineering, self-replication, self-replicating...
This book contains 22 essays by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; scientist/philosopher. Regarding the future of the human race, he deals with topics such as globalization, the nuclear bomb, democracy, the likelihood of life on other planets, and whether peace on earth is scientifically viable. The rest of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's books: 1. On Love and Happiness - http://www.archive.org/details/onlovehappiness000499mbp 2. Man's Place in Nature - http://www.archive.org/details/MansPlaceInNature 3.... Topics: globalization, noosphere, life on other planets, omega point, consciousness, complexity, democracy,...
Sentient Developments Podcast: Active SETI and the precautionary principle; meat eaters are bad people Topics: berseker probes, disaster prevention, existential risks, extraterrestrial intelligence, fermi...
Interplanetary probes and space telescopes have been seeking evidence of life elsewhere in the universe for decades. But would we necessarily know alien life if we encountered it? The biochemistry of any organisms that evolve on inhospitable worlds might turn out to be unrecognizably different from anything ever seen on Earth. Topics: Lifeforms, interplanetary, mars, martian, martian life, mars life, life on mars, alien microbes,...
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/could-human-civilization-spread-across-the-whole-galaxy-roey-tzezana Could human civilization eventually spread across the whole Milky Way galaxy? Could we move beyond our small, blue planet to establish colonies in the multitude of star systems out there? These questions are pretty daunting, but their (theoretical) answers were actually put forth decades ago. Roey Tzezana describes the conceptual von Neumann machine. Lesson by Roey Tzezana, animation... Topics: Youtube, video, Education, Roey Tzezana, Eoin Duffy, Wesley Slover, Carl Sagan, John von Neumann,...
Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's capitol reporter Ben Adler joins us for this week's edition of Capitol Chat. Ben will bring sound bites and analysis to the discussion as we talk about the pile of bills on Governor Jerry Brown's desk. Life on Other Planets - Is there life on other planets? If there is, what does it look like? We'll speak with Sacramento State Adjunct Professor Dr. Dale Russell about the potential of seeing dinosaur-like animals on other planets. Chamber Music Society of... Topics: KXJZ, Insight, Capital Public Radio, Sacramento public radio, CSU Sacramento, Capitol Chat, Ben...